The west side of Texas A&M University's Kyle Field has been imploded as part of $450 million in football stadium improvements.
Kings, Nets explore D-Will trade, sources say
The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings have engaged in trade talks involving point guard Deron Williams, league sources confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com, but no deal is close.
Passing it on: Watt, Mutombo talk finger wag
Before the Texans faced the Baltimore Ravens at NRG Stadium on Sunday, former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo was caught in what looked like a finger-wag lesson with Texans defensive end J.J. Watt.
Falcons WR Jones plays against Saints
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who missed last week's game due to injury, is active for Sunday's crucial game against the rival Saints.
Source: Murray tells friends he'll play vs. Colts
Cowboys star running back DeMarco Murray has told his friends and family that he will play Sunday against the Colts, a source told ESPN.
Sources: Stanford's Shaw plans to shun NFL
Any NFL team hoping to make a major run at Stanford head coach David Shaw will, in all probability, come away disappointed, sources tell ESPN.
Shanahan: RG III, Cutler can be franchise QBs
Former Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he still believes two of his former players, Robert Griffin III and Jay Cutler, can be franchise quarterbacks. Both, however, need to make some changes.
Sources: WR Beckham gets advice from MJ
New York Giants rookie sensation Odell Beckham Jr. has gone from having dinner with LeBron James this month to communicating with Michael Jordan.
Sources: QB Rivers playing with bulging disk
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers' comeback performance Saturday night in the overtime victory at San Francisco against the 49ers was even grittier than it looked.
Goergl wins World Cup super-G; Vonn crashes
Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger by .05 seconds to lead an Austrian 1-2 in a women's super-G race on Sunday, while American Lindsey Vonn crashed during her bid for a record-equaling 62nd career win.
Chargers FG caps 2nd-half rally over 49ers
Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a 21-point deficit in the second half, keeping the Chargers' slim playoff hopes alive with a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Big-play Jackson questions 'naive' Eagles D
The satisfaction leapt from his comments, the once-spurned receiver burning his former team -- first on the field, then with his words. The Redskins' DeSean Jackson finished with four catches for 126 yards against his former team, the Eagles.
Eagles' playoff chances hurt as Redskins win
The Philadelphia Eagles are on the brink of elimination from the playoff race after a 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday.
Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia
A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia.
Authenticity of $33K Jordan shoes questioned
An auction house is offering the winning bidder of a pair of shoes, advertised as worn by Michael Jordan during his freshman year at North Carolina, a chance to return them and get his money back.
It's official: Celtics ship Rondo to Mavericks
The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, the teams announced Thursday night.